Booz Allen Hamilton & SBA reps discuss doing business with Prime Contractors

Come learn how to be ready to successfully subcontract with prime contractors such as Booz Allen Hamilton. This month features an extended program with two speakers who will share with you the preparation, mindset and strategies needed to do business with prime contractors.

First up is Robert Duhart, Booz Allen Hamilton’s Lead in their Small Business Office. Mr. Duhart’s role is to connect with, prepare and provide direction to small government contractors who wish to do business with Booz Allen Hamilton. Robert’s other previous experience notably includes, VP, Biz Dev & Operations with ST International, VP of Federal Biz Dev with Suh’Dutsing Technologies and Director, and Small Business Outreach with U.S. EPA, among other roles with Eastman Kodak Company and TRW, Inc. He will talk about what Booz is looking for in subs, opportunities that may be available and the best way to approach them.

Our second presenter is Roderick (Rod) Johnson who is currently is a Lending Relations/Small Business Development Center Project Officer for the SBA’s Washington D.C. Metropolitan District Office. Mr. Johnson’s presentation will focus on financial aspects of your business that you should have in order before working with large primes. Rod is a native Washingtonian with over 30 years of experience in Commercial/ Business Banking lending specifically to the Not-for-Profit, Government Contracting and Commercial Real Estate industries. He is also CEO at RLJ Financial Consultants, LLC. Johnson holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Science Degree in Financial Management.

Lunch is provided for this event.

Each month Contractor Chat provides insight into successful small contractors, large prime contractors, reps from government agencies, and other resources. Each month features a contractor or resource person who shares strategies, tips and tricks to grow your government contracting business successfully. This is also a great venue to meet new companies to team and partner with.

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Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber will celebrate its 55th Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on Friday, January 20, 2023 at The National Conference Center. We will honor top community leaders as well as celebrate the success of the 2022 Board of Directors Chair, Shawn Mitchell, owner of Modern Mechanical. We will also welcome in our 2023 Board and the new Chair Carol Barbe, owner of Backflow Technology.

The 2023 Community Leadership Award winners in each category will have the opportunity to select one nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. *Cocktail attire, please

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Chamber Classic

On Monday, August 15, 2022, the 40th Annual Chamber Classic was held at The Club at Creighton Farms. This event has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for four decades. The Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider a 2023 Sponsorship. Stay tuned for more information and pricing.

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Small Business Awards

For 28 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. We hope you will join us to congratulate finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, at the 2022 Small Business of the Year. Winners are announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. This event will take place on Friday, November 4th at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles.     View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners

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Valor Awards

 

This Spring, the Chamber will honor the Loudoun Chamber will honor first responders, our community’s real-life heroes, and several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions at the 38th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. Stay tuned for the 2023 event date!

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